February 26, 2020
Per regulation, all SEVP-certified schools must be recertified every two years. A school’s certification expiration date (CED) is exactly two…
The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) annual verification runs from Dec. 3, 2019, to March 2, 2020.
During this 90-day period, all principal designated school officials (PDSO), designated school officials (DSO), responsible officers (RO) and alternate responsible officers (ARO) must verify with their Student Exchange and Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified school that they:
All unverified users will lose SEVIS access on March 3, 2020. For detailed instructions on how to fulfill this requirement, visit the SEVIS Help Hub’s PDSO/DSO Annual Verification User Guide and Demonstration: Annual Verification instructional video.
If your school does not have a PDSO, or your PDSO will not be available during the verification period, please begin the process of selecting another individual to act in their place. For further instructions, please refer to:
For additional questions, please contact your assigned SEVP field representative or the SEVP Response Center.